Video Clip: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 prior to Shelby County v. Holder

Description

University of Oklahoma Professor Keith Gaddie talked about the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the preclearance requirements that were in effect prior to the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder ruling.

3 minutes

Keywords

  • Civil Rights Act Of 1964
  • Department Of Justice
  • Fourteenth Amendment
  • Jim Crow
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Selma
  • Voter Suppression
  • Voting Rights Act Of 1965

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